Labor to offer fair wages and conditions for working women

An Albanian Labor government will make gender pay equity a goal of the Fair Work Law and strengthen the powers of the Fair Work Commission to mandate wage increases for workers in low-wage, female-dominated industries. One of the main causes of the gender pay gap is low pay and poor conditions in care sectors, such … Read more

Bryant celebrates 25 years of inspiring excellence in female leadership

SMITHFIELD, RI – In recognition of a 25-year commitment to women’s leadership, the 2022 Bryant Women’s Summit® held on April 27 highlighted the theme “Leadership Through a New Lens” and featured inspiring keynote speakers and panelists who shared their perspectives and addressed the changing landscape for leaders. For a quarter of a century, the Women’s … Read more

What happens to women’s rights when democracy regresses?

From Nazi Germany to Mussolini’s Italy, fascist regimes shared an initial target: women. “The fascists passed laws that criminalize abortion both for the doctors who perform it and for the people who provide information to women who seek it,” says Professor Anne Wingenter. Women’s rights, even the purpose of a woman, were reduced to one … Read more

The pandemic must not harm women’s research careers

The pandemic has underscored and exacerbated the inequalities that continue to exist in research ecosystems, as well as in society at large. This is a critical blow when we consider that innovation happens best when diverse perspectives come together, and social progress depends on our ability to harness the contributions of great minds. Elsevier Report … Read more

Siena Heights University holds 3 leadership positions

ADRIAN — Three leadership positions were recently filled at Siena Heights University’s Adrian campus. Emily Barnes joins SHU as provost and vice president for academic affairs, Susan Shelangoskie has been named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Joanne Yastik will serve as the university’s director of nursing. In a news release, SHU … Read more

Following National Rise in Anti-Semitism, Virginia Teachers Emphasize Importance of Holocaust Education

Pam Hervey and Roberta Oster reported this story. 28th of April is Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorating the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Yet despite the lessons of history, anti-Semitism is on the rise in Virginia and around the world. In 2021, according to a report by the Anti-Defamation League, anti-Semitic incidents in the … Read more

2022 Patriot League Women’s Lacrosse Quarterfinal Preview: Championship begins Sunday (4.30.22)

story links BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania – The 2022 Patriot League Women’s Lacrosse Championship kicks off with quarterfinal round action on Sunday, May 1. No. 3 Navy hosts No. 6 American at noon and No. 4 Colgate hosts No. 5 Lehigh at 1 pm Both games will be available live on ESPN+. The Mids make their 14th … Read more

USC settles lawsuits with 80 men who say a former school doctor sexually abused them | WUWM 89.7 FM

The University of Southern California says it has reached a settlement with 80 male alumni who allege they were sexually abused by a former campus doctor over the course of two decades. Dennis Kelly, a former campus doctor, was fired by USC and left the university in 2018 after six male graduates came forward with … Read more

Menstrual health education is a priority for girls in Lebanon’s refugee camps – Lebanon

Anera’s awareness program helps girls better manage their own health needs Lebanon is experiencing a public health crisis that has resulted in shortages of medicines and medical supplies. Although many do not consider menstrual health to be a priority, the high cost of proper menstrual hygiene products and lack of education about menstruation is a … Read more

Unfair college admissions, women leaders, work behavior

Welcome back and good evening from sunny London. We hope you have enjoyed the Easter holidays. Today, we bring you stories you may have missed while you were away. Also, find out which MBA schools are best rated for teaching organizational behavior. Due to a UK bank holiday, our newsletter will return on Tuesday 3rd … Read more

UNHCR Brazil Newsletter March 2022 [EN/PT] – Brazil

National Forum of State Councils and Committees for Refugees and Migrants is created In March, representatives of state refugee and migrant councils from 10 different states met for the first time and agreed to create a National Forum of State Councils and Committees for Refugees and Migrants.Under the leadership of the State Committee for Refugees … Read more

FIT partners with Macy’s for the show of the future of fashion – World Water Day | Fashion

checkout complete detailed article on FIT partners with Macy’s for the show of the future of fashion – World Water Day | Macy’s will present the Fashion Institute of Technology’s “The Future of Fashion Runway Show” for the first time, taking place May 11 at 7 p.m. The parade will feature looks created by graduates … Read more

Indigenous women get the employment supports they need with the help of government funds

The Alberta government announced that nearly $900,000 in funding through the Employment Partnerships Program will go to the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) for programming support. The 2021/22 grant addresses three areas of the IAAW; $292,000 for the Job Readiness Navigator program, $240,350 for the Job Retention Navigator program, and $249,500 for … Read more

Former center for single mothers sold to Portland Japanese Garden

White Shield was once a birthing center for single mothers, but will soon be home to the Japan Institute, a project of the Portland Japanese Garden. PORTLAND, Ore.— What was once a haven for single pregnant women is the latest addition to the Portland Japanese Garden and its ongoing project, The Japan Institute. The Salvation … Read more

What Ketanji Brown-Jackson Teaches Us About Equal Representation – Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Jackson’s nomination underscores how necessary representation is in all facets of government. Ketanji Brown Jackson delivers a keynote address at his confirmation hearing. From C SPAN. Earlier this month, history was made in America. On April 7, former US Sentencing Commission Vice Chairman Ketanji Brown-Jackson was confirmed by a 51-47 vote in the US Supreme … Read more